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Origin Information

Grower
Asociación de Productores y Exportadores de Café Rodríguez de Mendoza (APROEXPORT)
Variety
Bourbon, Catimor, Caturra, Pache and Typica
Region
Rodríguez de Mendoza, Amazonas, Peru
Harvest
April-September
Altitude
1000 – 2000 meters
Soil
Volcanic loam
Process
Fully washed and dried in the sun
Certifications
Fair Trade, Organic

Background Details

PERU FTO APROEXPORT is sourced from family-owned farms organized around the Asociación de Productores y Exportadores de Café Rodríguez de Mendoza (APROEXPORT), which was established in 2013 to support coffee producers from communities near Rodríguez de Mendoza, Peru. On average, each producer cultivates between two and ten hectares of land with a diversity of crops including coffee.  APROEXPORT provides training on organic management and environmental practices aimed at improving coffee quality and yields to increase farmer earnings.